Nov 22nd, 2017
GolfPunk goes in search of sandy beaches, glorious golf courses and feisty rum...
GolfPunk goes in search of sandy beaches, glorious golf courses and feisty rum...
Bill Murray and his five brothers will open a new Caddyshack–themed restaurant in Chicago, some 15 years after they launched their first Murray outlet in 2001. Guys, what took you so long?
TaylorMade are launching an amazing Star Wars accessories collection, just in time to fill up Christmas stockings up and down the land!
The European Tour has appointed a new Official Starter, with Alastair Scott stepping into Ivor Robson’s shoes.
TaylorMade are betting big on Star Wars this Christmas, as they announce new accessories range for mid November.
Yesterday we brought you news that Gareth Bale had received a cheeky offer from the European Tour to sign up for Q-School. That led to us digging out stories of all the other football players who've tried to make it in golf. Now, former World Number 9 tennis star Paradorn Srichaphan is having a go in Asia. Will they never learn?...
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, before I was ever a golf punk, years before I became a sneaker head, and before I even knew what a foodie was, I was a Star Wars nerd. I’ve been waiting 34 years for what I witnessed at 12.05 this morning. Was it worth the wait?
At 12.05 tonight our dreams come true. Real Star Wars films, about the real Star Wars characters. Now if you're anything like us you've probably got some geeky Star Wars memorabilia. Maybe even some bits from the new film. But have you got any Star Wars golf gear? We've trawled the internet to find the places where golf and Star Wars collide.
Star Wars has taken over the internet today, so we thought it only right we added our tuppence worth. With The Force Awakens trailer going live this morning, we had a look around for some of the best Star Wars golfing gubbins.
And here are Day 4 pairings and tee times for the 2015 Wyndham Championship. With 19 players within 5 shots of the lead, this could be anyone's. But could it be Tiger's?
Tiger Woods opens fancy sports bar and restaurant in home town.
Here are the starting times for Day One of the Bridgestone Invitational.
And here it is. The starting times for moving day at the Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Virginia.
The threat of bad weather has resulted in an early start for the whole field. Play will commence from both the 1st and 10th tees at 7:30 local time and will be in groups of three. Rather handy for UK and European viewers who can watch it after their Sunday lunch rather than having to stay up late!
Ayla Golf Club is finalising preparations to stage three consecutive events on the MENA Tour calendar, kick-starting what will be an action-packed season for the spectacular Red Sea venue.
Solheim Cup stars Danielle Kang and Madelene Sagstrom have unveiled a specially commissioned tartan design to celebrate The 2019 Solheim Cup returning to Scotland in September 2019.
Fancy winning a pair of golf shoes as worn by Major champions, Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson? Luxury golf-inspired sportswear and accessories brand, G/Fore is giving away three pairs of golf shoes to celebrate the beginning of the New Year and the launch of its new international website www.gfore.co.uk.
The Algarve already serves up a feast of golf but visitors can also dine out on those memorable shots when the golf course makes way for the main course.
Wilson Golf has extended its line-up of European Tour players with the signing of exciting Scottish player David Law on a multi-year deal.
Who said he didn't have a sense of humour? Well, no one probably. Here he is giving it both barrells to Kansas City Chiefs quarter back Patrick Mahomes, to whom he claims anyone can throw it but can you hit it?
Here it is, the much anticipated Day In The Life of Nebraska niblick manipulator Ashley Lonergan!!!
Carrossa is ready to build on its flying start after exceeding expectations in its first year of business.
Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community will soon play its part in one of European golf’s most exciting annual storylines by staging the conclusion to European Tour Qualifying School for the second consecutive time, from November 10-15.
It wasn't just the ghouls and spirits out last night. Stars of the PGA and LPGA were also up to no good. In a good way...
There's a new champ on the block. Cameron Champ, a 23-year-old rookie, just won the Sanderson Farms Championship. And he's the longest driver on tour. Record crowds witnessed his average drive – 343 yards – which, at times, turned the 7,426-yard Country Club of Jackson into something resembling a pitch and putt course.
Junior Ryder Cup player, Conor Gough and nine additional Golfing4Life (G4L) players, were given a masterclass in sports business at a unique two-day charity event.
Maybe golf is a dangerous sport, after all. Less than a week after Brooks Koepka's errant tee shot led to a spectator losing her sight in an eye, Tyrrell Hatton has done the same at the Dunhill. Fortunately, with far less tragic results.
The Ryder Cup is golf’s most prestigious team competition and this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters will see 14 former stars of the past tournaments go head-to-head in this Staysure Tour event.
The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2018 is set to take place this weekend, 21st – 23rd September, on the sunny Italian island of Sardinia in the fabled coastline of Costa Smeralda.
With two G/FORE ambassadors part of team USA’s defence of the Ryder Cup, the luxury golf-inspired sportswear and accessories brand is set to feature heavily during this week’s much anticipated biennial event at Le Golf National, Paris with Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson both sporting some eye-catching customised G/FORE shoes.
adidas Golf continues to bolster its roster of young athletes. Today, adidas announced the signing of two of Europe’s rising stars in golf, Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise, to multi-year contracts. Jordan and Scalise will both wear adidas apparel and footwear on and off the course.
Love Island star Chris Hughes and Geordie Shore's Gary 'Gaz' Beadle have been playing at the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. The two reality TV stars made their debut at the Nailcote Hall venue, as part of the second Celeb-Am of the week's events.
From helping wake up the nation as the host of Heart FM, to becoming a regular contributor on popular daytime show This Morning, Jenni Falconer has achieved plenty in her broadcasting career so far. However, recently she has found a new love in the form of golf.
Foxhills is set to recreate the drama of golf's version of a penalty shoot-out as an extra feature of their PGA EuroPro Tour event next week.
Swapping their cricket bats for golf clubs, Matthew Hoggard MBE, Ryan Sidebottom and Steve Harmison MBE are all heading to the Cromwell Course for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.
12-year old girl golfer Chiara Noja proved she is a match for the grown-ups when she battled through to a prestigious final recently, and came within a whisker of being crowned County Champion.
Well, that was exhausting. And I wasn't even playing. At times it was hard to watch. At other times it made you want to pull your eye lids off.
The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is getting ready to support the next generation of golfing stars with its junior qualifier. The qualifier will give young players the opportunity to rub shoulders with the professionals at this summer’s Championship.
After coming through qualifying last week, Melissa Reid got off to a great start at the US Women's Open with a -2 round of is three shots off the lead after the first round of 70 at the US Women's Open in Alabama.
Here are the star groupings for round one of The Memorial Tournament played at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. And Justin Rose will be teeing it with Tiger Woods....
Ernie Els, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston and stars of the LET were on hand for an historic weekend at Saudi Arabia’s first championship golfing destination.
Tour pros and their music. What's it going to be as they choose their favourite tune to get them underway at the Zurich Classic? Some real doozies here. And it's not all Hootie...
Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira has won his maiden PGA Tour victory on only his sixth ever outing, as he beat South Korean Kim Si-woo on the third play off hole.
Here's what Team Peter Millar players Branden Grace, Chez Reavie and Si Woo Kim will be wearing at the 2018 Masters.
PGA National Turkey Antalya Golf Club has hosted some of the biggest names in golf, and four-time European Tour winner Søren Kjeldsen has revealed that he enjoyed playing at the resort so much he returned for another round just three days later.
Joakim Lagergren, the highly-rated Swedish player who contested a dramatic playoff at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters last year, has signed an exclusive deal to play with Wilson Staff clubs this season.
Swedish PGA star Jonas Blixt has joined the golf team at leading sport-fashion brand J.Lindeberg.
According to a report in The Sun, the twenty-one-year old star of the BBC's Outnumbered, Tyger Drew-Honey, has had a two-day induction in Birmingham for a job with American Golf.
Ever dreamed of having a one-on-one lesson with a golf legend? How would Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter or Lee Westwood work for you? Expert tuition, unparalleled knowledge and priceless experience imparted in person to you by some of the world's best. What a treat...
Leeds Golf Centre has begun an application process to extend its existing facility into a multi-million-pound golf complex, complete with accommodation lodges, spa, fitness facilities and driving range expansion.
Premium performance clothing brand Galvin Green has extended its association with promising young stars within the growing Modest! Golf Management stable – Italy’s Guido Migliozzi and Christiaan Bezuidenhout from South Africa.
HSBC created a mid-air spectacular to launch this year’s WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, with Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, and local hero Li Haotong making sure that “Asia’s Major” got off to a flying start.
Rickie Fowler’s roots at Oklahoma State University are well documented, and expressed every time he steps onto the tee on Sunday dressing in orange. So it comes as no surprise that Rickie Fowler was invited to be their homecoming grand marshal before their big game against Baylor on Saturday.
With a name like Sistine, you better be able to be good at stuff. Fortunately for Sistine Stallone, she doesn't seem to have a problem in this department. Especially when she's swinging the wrenches...
KK Downing, the Judas Priest guitarist and 12-handicap golf addict, yesterday saw his dream of one day bringing the Open Championship his Astbury golf course in tatters after the 320-acre estate collapsed into administration.
Baywatch star, and GP favourite, Kelly Rohrbach has been teeing it up this week at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. So how has she been getting on with the wrenches?
Tenerife is not just the perfect place to play golf all-year round – it’s also one of the best destinations in which to go stargazing all year round.
After all the stuff and nonsense coming out of the LPGA about restricting women's dress code at their events, this new development may well push them right over the edge.
Some of the biggest stars from the world of sport and entertainment will come together on 5th September for Tony Jacklin CBE’s annual charity golf day. Hosted at the award–winning Belfry Hotel and Resort, the course has played host to the Ryder Cup on four occasions.
This is lovely stuff. European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn is known for being a diehard Liverpool FC fan, and this is how the crowds greeted him as he played in the opening round of the D&D REAL Czech Challenge.
So, when you're looking for your first LPGA Tour victory, why not make it the PGA? A major. And in doing so, you leap up to 11th on the money list (over $800,000.00 in earnings) and are a shoe-in for the Solheim Cup, at which you debut with two wins in your opening two matches... Blimey....
The first Celeb–Am of the 2017 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship was won by Scottish rugby star Max Evans on an action–packed start to this year’s Championship on the Cromwell Course.
Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry will be teeing it up at the Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward, California, on a sponsor’s exemption. But not everyone's happy about it.
Check out Jodie Star, out latest Swingin' Siren. She probably loves golf more than you...
Ladies European Tour star Noemi Jimenez will take time out from her busy tournament schedule to help Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa celebrate Women’s Golf Day alongside hundreds of golf venues around the world next month.
Stars from the European Tour have united in their praise for Sicily’s Verdura Resort, hailing it as one of the best and most spectacular tournament venues in the world, and we would have to agree!
Kaboom! McIlroy, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Beef and now Ian Poulter. All at the BMW next week in leafy Surrey.
Poor Gary Player. He still hasn't got his invite to #SB2K17. He's all lonesome, and wants to be with the boys on their spring break trip.
European Tour golf returns to Sicily’s Verdura Resort for the first time in five years this spring and the exclusive Sicilian venue is offering an array of VIP packages to mark the occasion – including the chance to tee it up alongside the continent’s best players.
Meet Matty Du Plessis, the only 12 year old golf rapper we are aware of. And a really, really nice kid. Clever too. Watch this...
Jesper Parnevik was out golfing with Ottawa Senators All–Star and fellow Swede Erik Karlsson at Medalist Club in Florida on Saturday when they were rudely interuputed by an alligator.
Our favourite ex Miss Missouri has been hitting the links again. Here's what she has been up to of late.
It was carnage at Torrey Pines last night as a plethora of the world's tops stars crashed out of the Farmers Insurance. Tiger, DJ, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler... the list goes on and on...
We love a Z-Star here at GolfPunk Towers. And there's a new ball in town for 2017 – the Z-Star XV, launching in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK. Let's roll...
Callaway has announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with Daniel Berger. Already a standout performer on Tour, Berger joins the company following a breakout season, highlighted by his first PGA Tour win in June at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
As great as 2016 was for the world of golf – four different winners of golf’s four major championships, Justin Rose holding off Henrik Stenson in Rio for the gold medal as golf returned to the Olympic Games, and the United States winning the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008 - it’s possible that 2017 could be even better.
Rickie Fowler was 28 on Tuesday , but he kicked off his birthday celebrations early with Cindy Crawford necking Champagne out of the Ryder Cup on Monday night.
Award-winning Assoufid Golf Club, situated close to Marrakesh, ends 2016 on a high as its reputation as a must-visit international golf experience continues to build.
Tiger had four birdies in his first eight holes, including three in a row on holes 6 through 8. And at that point, he was tied for the lead at four under. But then.......
A 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett.
The phrase 'World Cup' has a certain cachet in the sports world. Outside of maybe the Summer Olympics, the football World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet. Now golf has tried to get in on the power of the 'World Cup' brand with the World Cup of Golf. But the stars aren't turning out.
The much anticipated Acushnet IPO was launched yesterday on the New York Stock Exchange. How did it go?
Andy Sullivan, Thomas Pieters and Ricardo Gouveia take on the Bottle Smash Challenge!!!
A golf club captain has been barred from his own golf club after twice bringing a gun to the course!
A Scottish girl got a real treat when a former Ryder Cup star rewarded her entrepreneurial spirit by giving her a set of custom-made golf clubs.
Elin Nordegren has got herself a new fella, but you will never guess who...
Olympic Golf medal favourite Lydia Ko got off to a slow start in her first round at the Olympics, and needed a par save on her first hole when her opening tee shot went into a bunker.
One Direction’s Niall Horan will be pulling in the crowds when he returns for the BMW Championship Celebrity Pro-Am, which kicks off today. And here are the other supergroups for those of us who don't give a monkey's about One Direction.
We've all seen the footage of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as kids. Well say hello to Sevie Trowlen, the little kid with a big name and an awesome golf swing!
FootJoy has announced a flying start to 2016 after the latest Golf Datatech reports confirmed the brand was responsible for the top six best-selling shoe models since the turn of the year. They're kicking it!
Eight major champions and 12 of the world’s top-50 players will play in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory McIlroy Foundation, at the K Club in Straffan, County Kildare, from May 19-22. The stars are coming out to play.
Ricky Wysocki is a true disc golf talent. He’s got all the ‘shots’, and we’re dead impressed down here at GolfPunk Towers. He’s got everything you need for disc golf in his locker. Check out the video here.
Celebrity golfers aren't an unusual sight at Golf Son Gual, in Mallorca, but there may well be more of them now that golf-coach-to-the-stars Robert Baker is giving lessons in the club's academy.
Kevin Harvick is a NASCAR racer, and clearly a bit of a golf junkie. As a big fan of the 12th at Augusta, he thought he’d build one in his own back yard. We think he’s made a pretty good stab at it.
Four European Tour stars. One hole. Zero golf clubs. Andy Sullivan, Thomas Pieters, Bernd Wiesberger, and Peter Ulhein take on the Dude Perfect Challenge.
50-year-old Jesper Parnevik is getting big television ratings back home in Sweden as the star of Sweden’s most popular reality-TV show, The Parneviks.
This video from Abu Dhabi needs very little introduction. Berks on golf boards. The berks just happen to be Jordan, Rory, Jason and Henrik.
You're playing the final round of the Wyndham Championship with the most famous golfer on the planet. You're in the penultiumate group just two back from the lead. Then you do this on the third hole. Boom!
Last night Tiger Woods shot his best round in 749 days. His seven birdie 64 at the Wyndham Championship was his lowest round since the 2013 WGC Bridgestone Invitational.